#GoodRead | C'mon, We Shouldn't Have To Tell The Daily Show To Hire A Woman

by David Shankbone [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

by David Shankbone [GFDL or CC-BY-SA-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

"C'mon, We Shouldn't Have To Tell The Daily Show To Hire A Woman":

Yet, despite the progress, not only has The Daily Show — which was, incidentally, co-created by Hilarious Woman Lizz Winstead — never had a female host, but there currently is not a single female host on any late night talk show. Granted, it's not like Comedy Central executives are sitting behind closed doors, scheming about how to keep women from becoming The Daily Show host. The sexism here is much more subtle. Not a glass ceiling, perhaps, but rather a slightly porous, fairly uncomfortable, messy and barrier-maintaining maxi pad.

Read Katie Halper's full article at Talking Points Memo here…

#GAReadsElan MorganComment